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American Cancer Society Graduate in Cancer Nursing Practice Scholarship

$20,000

February 01, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • This award supports graduate students pursuing a master's degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). Awards may be for two years, with a stipend of $10,000 per year.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicants are not required to be a US citizen, but those without U.S. citizenship must hold a visa that will allow him or her to remain in the U.S. long enough to complete the degree program and graduate
    -The applicant must meet requirements for graduate study and at the time of funding have been accepted by the institution to which s/he has applied
    -All applicants must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse
    -Has work experience in oncology, e.g., cancer nursing or a related field
    -Is involved in cancer-related professional and academic organizations
    -Is involved in cancer-related volunteer organizations
    -Has published or contributed to scholarly publications, presentations, and creative works
    -Is the recipient of professional and academic awards and honors
    -Has considered program content, faculty, and clinical resources related to cancer in selecting a graduate program
    -Has a focus for scholarly activity in a specific area of cancer nursing
    -Has strong letters of recommendation from two qualified professionals
    -Has made a career commitment to cancer nursing
    -Has formed explicit and realistic professional goals

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Shannon Pair
  • 250 Williams Street, NW
  • 6th Floor
  • Atlanta, GA 30303-1002
  • shannon.pair@cancer.org
  • tel: 404-329-7558
  • fax: 404-417-5974

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